Play Zelda, win beer. Head to Dunwoody for a week for prix fix lunch and dinner specials. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.
Wednesday, June 6: The next installment of Wine Down Wednesday at il Giallo Osteria & Bar will feature Wagner Family of Wines including Caymus, Conundrum, Mer Soliel and more from 5:30-7:30 p.m. While wine educators explain the nuances of each wine, guests will sample five varietals along with light appetizers prepared by Chef Jamie Adams. Participation is $20; call the restaurant to make a reservation.
5920 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-709-2148. www.ilgialloatl.com .
Thursday, June 7: Make Thursday game night with local craft beer and Zelda-themed trivia at Second Self Beer Company . The top three teams will win cash prizes for their next visit at the brewery. Pitcher specials will be available throughout the evening as well.
1317 Logan Cir. NW, Atlanta. 678-916-8035, secondselfbeer.com .
June 9 – 16: The seventh annual Dunwoody Restaurant Week will return with an assortment of prix fixe menu prices of $10, $15 or $25 for lunch as well as $20, $30 or $45 for dinner. Participating restaurants will include Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse, J. Christopher's, The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar, Eclipse di Luna, Big Dave's Cheesesteaks, Your Pie and many more. Visit the following website for exact prices at each restaurant.
Various restaurants, Dunwoody Restaurant Week
Sunday, June 10: Head to Alpharetta for the inaugural outdoor party with several hundred of your favorite (or new) friends. Dining tables will span the length of a football field and guests will enjoy a special four-course menu under the stars for 450 guests from 6:30-9 p.m. at Avalon . A bevy of dishes ranging from wood smoked meats to short rib and shrimp lemon risotto to pan roasted salmon will be provided by restaurants including Colletta, King Barbeque, Oak Steakhouse, Ted’s Montana Grill, Rumi’s Kitchen and The El Felix. Tickets, which are $100 - $130, can be purchased here. All proceeds from the event will be donated to The Giving Kitchen.
2200 Avalon Blvd, Alpharetta. 770-765-1000, experienceavalon.com .